Co­conut nour­ish­ing bowl

Good Health (Australia) - - Be Nourished -

11/2 1 avo­cado, cups co­conut cut in lime half rice (see be­low) 1/2 1/4 cup cu­cum­ber, cooked sliced edamame 3 radishes, sliced 1 car­rot, grated ¼ red cabbage, coarsely sliced 1 cup broc­coli flo­rets (raw or steamed), chopped 1 red, or­ange or yel­low cap­sicum, chopped 4 tbsp sauer­kraut 2 cups spinach and kale leaves 4 tbsp al­falfa sprouts Hand­ful of mi­cro­greens 6 slices co­conut-crusted tofu (see right) 1 lime 4 tbsp sesame seeds 1/3 cup miso dip­ping sauce (next page) CO­CONUT LIME RICE 11/2 cups brown rice 1 can or­ganic co­conut milk 1 cup fil­tered wa­ter Juice of 2 limes Pinch of salt 1/4 cup co­conut flakes 1 For the co­conut lime rice, put all the in­gre­di­ents, ex­cept the co­conut flakes, in a medium size pot. 2 Bring to the boil over a medium heat. 3 Re­duce the heat to low, cover and sim­mer un­til all the liq­uid evap­o­rates (about 35-40 min­utes). 4 Re­move from the heat and keep cov­ered for fur­ther 10 min­utes. 5 To toast the co­conut, place the flakes in a pan on a low heat and cook un­til lightly toasted. Set aside to cool. CO­CONUT-CRUSTED TOFU 150g or­ganic firm tofu 1 tbsp tamari sauce Juice of 1 lime 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tsp fresh gin­ger, grated 1/3 cup co­conut flour 1 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp bak­ing pow­der 2 tbsp corn­flour 3 tbsp shred­ded co­conut 1/2 cup or­ganic co­conut milk Or­ganic ex­tra vir­gin co­conut oil or olive oil, for fry­ing 1 Place the tofu be­tween two pa­per tow­els and press firmly to re­move mois­ture. Cut into 1cm-thick slices. 2 In a bowl, add the tamari sauce, lime juice, sesame oil and gin­ger. Coat the tofu with the mari­nade and place in the fridge for up to 30 min­utes. 3 Place a pan on medium heat with 1 tbsp of co­conut oil or olive oil and fry the tofu slices un­til golden on each side. Al­low to cool slightly. 4 In a dish, mix to­gether the dry in­gre­di­ents with the co­conut. 5 Pour the co­conut milk into an­other dish. Coat the tofu in the co­conut milk, then the dry mix­ture.

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